Magento 2 vs. Magento 1

1. High Performance:

According to KISSmetrics, 47% of consumers expect a web page to load in 2 seconds or less, and 40% of people will abandon a website that takes more than 3 seconds to load! But this is not the case with Magento 2, as it runs around 20% faster than Magento 1.x.

2. More catalog page views per hour

With Magento 2, the system can easily support 10 million catalog page views per hour vs. just 500,000 page views per hour on the Magento 1.x platform. (Assuming the same hardware.)

3. Database Improvements

Owing to advanced database improvements, you can also have concurrent product management (up to 25+ users in the system updating products) and concurrent order management (up to 50+ users in the backend Magento admin processing orders).

4. Optimized and simplified checkout process

According to the latest study by Harris Interactive, 47% of buyers gave up a purchase because checkout process takes too long. But, don’t worry! Magento 2 offers highly optimized and simplified checkout process.

5. Better Admin Panel

With Magento 2, admin is able to customize the admin panel so all the important business information can be accessed quickly. Also, creating products in the admin panel is easier than before with 4x faster product import capabilities.

6. More mobile-friendly

Do you know, over 20% of Google searches are performed on a mobile device, and when it comes to local searches more than half are performed on mobile devices?

Magento 2 has enhanced the mobile friendliness of your website. It comes with new responsively designed (and SEO-friendly) themes.

7. Faster time to market

Magento 2 brings automated testing that improves code quality and speeds up the QA process for a faster time to market.

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